Feb 24, after Russia invaded Ukraine, Nigel Ng, the Malaysian comic higher generally known as “Uncle Roger” tweeted a joke about taking his present to Ukraine, adopted by the crying-tears-of-joy emoji.
Nevertheless, he fell in need of an precise apology, merely tweeting, “Oops! Generally what’s humorous in your head isn’t that humorous in actual life.”
This sparked a recent set of criticism from commenters, who expressed disappointment with the comic.
Many netizens posted footage of the battle, displaying how Ukrainians are struggling due to it.
Others RT’d tweets from bombed areas, asking the comedian, “Is that this nonetheless humorous?”
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“The least you possibly can do is apologise,” one netizen informed him.
One commenter identified that he’s turning into “like these Chinese language middle-aged guys you parody.”
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A Singaporean girl whose Ukrainian boyfriend wrote, “I needed u apologised as an alternative of constructing a joke out of one other joke, as a result of he proper now’s below cowl, along with his mother and father and an aged grandma, attempting to outlive this struggle.”
Some appeared genuinely stunned that Ng didn’t apologise, since he has finished so earlier than, over a difficulty that involved China.
After which, when one would suppose he couldn’t put his foot into it any deeper, he ended up doing simply that.
One commenter wrote, “yea uncle…simply watch out and no subsequent time okay?”
The comic answered, “There positively will likely be a subsequent time. In case you take heed to @haiyaapod you recognize I say some loopy shit 😂”
True to web kind, this set off one other pile on from commenters.
After a lot bashing from netizens, Ng later deleted the tweet.
The Malaysia-born and London-based slapstick comedian burst into everybody’s consciousness at first of the pandemic when his alter ego, the orange-shirt clad Uncle Roger was appalled on the means Hersha Patel cooked egg-fried rice on BBC Meals.
He later ended up on BBC with Ms Patel, and later cheerfully took intention even at movie star cooks akin to Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver and Rachael Ray on different response movies.
He’s set to deliver his model of comedy to Singapore with the HAIYAA World Tour on June 15, 2022, on the Capitol Theatre. /TISG
Haiyaaa! Comic Nigel Ng aka ‘Uncle Roger’ involves Singapore; niece & nephew higher brush up in your egg fried rice cooking!
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